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The Big 10

These are the top 10 most-viewed articles at www.albanyherald.com for the week of July 18-25, 2014

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Thumbs Up! July 28, 2014

ALBANY HERALD EDITORIAL BOARD: Good news to start the week

Thumbs Up! is a weekly editorial focusing on the positive news from Albany and Southwest Georgia.

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Dougherty School System technology initiative a good investment

ALBANY HERALD EDITORIAL: The One-to-One T.I. program will get Dougherty students prepared for the future

The $14.6 million investment in equipping teachers and students with technology will place the Dougherty County School System on a course for the way school will be taught in the near future.

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CARLTON FLETCHER: It's cowards who give up on downtown

OPINION: Much tougher cities than Albany have seen redevelopment

Cowardly words and actions help eradicate the American spirit.

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MANDY FLYNN: Great ideas take flight

FEATURES COLUMN: Some ideas are pure gold

Want the remote? Take the test first.

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PERRY BUCHANAN: Shoot for a sustainable workout program

HEALTH AND FITNESS: If you are too extreme, you quickly can burn yourself out

Developing a reasonable, sustainable workout program is the best chance for maintaining a healthier lifestyle.

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MARY BRASWELL: Looking Back, July 27, 2014

HISTORY: Life in Southwest Georgia and beyond in late July and early August of 1929.

School days were still better than a month away and the stock market crash had yet to happen.

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BARRY LEVINE: Sam Cooke a success even after death

THE OLD ROCKER: Sam Cooke among the greatest of all time

Of all the great rock ā€˜nā€™ rollers whose career began during the 1950s, one who has slipped under the radar is Sam Cooke.

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Albany Area Kitchen Inspections - July 27, 2014

These establishments were inspected by the Dougherty, Lee and Worth County Environmental Health Offices July 10 through 24, 2014.

Latest Photo Galleries

Phillip Phillips concert in Atlanta

Phillip Phillips "Behind the Light" tour

Food Preservation Class

The Dougherty County Cooperative Extension office offers a variety of courses for the community, including this recent series on canning and food preservation.

July 2014 Albany Area Yard of the Month

The residence of Annette and John Cromartie at 2321 Bristol Road in Albany has been chosen July Yard of the Month by the Daffodil Garden CLub.

Still Pond Photo Gallery

Still Pond Winery and Distillery is now entering the spirit business with the production of premium moonshine, top shelf vodka and aged brandy.

Albany Fourth of July 2014

Late arrivals delayed the start of the fireworks show Friday night, but otherwise the city of Albany's annual Independence Day festival at the Exchange Club Fairgrounds went off without a hitch.


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